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Himachal Pradesh elections 2022: BJP releases its first list of 62 candidates; Jairam Thakur to contest from Seraj

Himachal Pradesh Election 2022: BJP has released the list of 62 candidates for Himachal Pradesh elections today. Of these, five women have been nominated.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: BJP has released its first list of candidates for Himachal Pradesh elections. The names of 62 candidates have been announced by the BJP in its first list. CM Jairam Thakur will contest from Seraj. The contest on this seat is considered to be very interesting, because Congress has already declared Chetram Thakur as its candidate from here. After which now BJP also formally announced the name of CM Jairam Thakur.

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In its first list, the party has announced 62 candidates who will contest from different constituencies of the state. Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur will contest the election from Seraj constituency in Mandi district while Anil Sharma is fielded from Mandi constituency and Satpal Singh Satti to contest from Una.

A five-time MLA, Thakur will contest for the seventh time in the state polls which is slated to take place on November 12.

BJP has nominated five women candidates in its first list of 62 candidates. Apart from CM Jairam Thakur, BJP has given ticket to Anil Sharma from Mandi, while Pawan Kajal has been nominated from Kangra.

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Let us inform that a few days ago the dates of Himachal Pradesh elections were announced. Voting will be held in Himachal on November 12. After which the results will be out on 8 December.

Some incumbent MLAs have been dropped.

Assembly polls in the State have been scheduled for November 12 and the last date for filing nominations is October 25.

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